Phillip Schofield Matthew Mcgreevy affair
Former This Morning co-host, Phillip Schofield, recently made headlines once again, after being fired amid admitting to having had an affair with a younger member of the ITV staff. Schofield, who publicly came out as gay after 27 years of marriage, had been facing rumors and speculation regarding his relationship with showrunner Matthew McGreevey, who is 34 years his junior. The revelation has sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry and led to Schofield’s departure from ITV, as well as a subsequent fallout with his former co-host, Holly Willoughby.
Who Did Phillip Schofield Have An Affair With?
It is alleged that Phillip Schofield had an affair with former This Morning showrunner Matthew Mcgreevey whom he hired when he was 18-years-old. There have also been rumors swirling online that Phillip has actually known Matthew since he was 11 years old when he was part of a local theatre group that Phillip supported. Please note that none of this information has been confirmed by either party.
Phillip Shofield Affair
In a bombshell statement released over the weekend, Schofield confessed to his affair with a younger colleague at This Morning. However, he refrained from disclosing the name of the individual involved. The revelation has caused uproar among ITV executives and the show’s staff, who reportedly feel angry and stunned by Schofield’s actions and his dishonesty throughout the ordeal. Consequently, Schofield has been dropped by his talent agency, YMU, and has chosen to step down from his role at ITV entirely, leading to the cancellation of his hosting duties at the upcoming British Soap Awards.
YMU Entertainment, Schofield’s long-standing talent agency, confirmed their decision to part ways with the presenter, citing a breach of trust. The agency emphasized the importance of honesty and integrity in their business relationships and stated that new information had emerged, contradicting Schofield’s previous statements. The breakup was swift and immediate, leaving Schofield without representation after 35 years under YMU’s management.
In subsequent statements, Schofield expressed deep regret and issued an apology for misleading his lawyers and the public. He clarified that while he had known the individual involved since their teenage years and had helped him enter the television industry, their relationship only evolved into an affair once the individual began working on This Morning. Schofield admitted that the relationship was unwise but stressed that it was consensual and not illegal. He affirmed that the affair has now ended.
The fallout from Schofield’s affair has extended beyond his professional life. Rumors suggest a strained relationship between Schofield and Holly Willoughby, his former co-host and close friend on This Morning. Their friendship is said to have deteriorated due to the affair revelation and subsequent events. Furthermore, Schofield’s alleged use of a super injunction against UK media, combined with his hiring of a crisis management team and social media monitoring, indicates the gravity of the situation and his efforts to contain its impact.
Published by HOLR Magazine.